In such buildings electricity makes up 60-80% of all energy consumption, the majority of which is used for lighting. The remaining per cent goes for heating and air-conditioning.
In case of a new logistics center it is necessary to plan the energy management system carefully at the design stage of the building and select the suitable electrical equipments to be applied (e.g.: energy efficient illuminators). In addition, the possibility of using renewable energy sources is also should be examined (e.g.: solar energy etc.) Comparing these practices to the traditional ones expenses can be reduced by 60-80%.